10 Bestselling Books of June 2021 | Most Popular Books of the Month
Here’s a list of 10 Bestselling Books of June 2021, according to Goodreads. These are the most popular books of the month that should definitely be on your To be read pile of the month. Most of these come from acclaimed authors who have already made a mark on the book community, while some of these are fresh faces all set to become bestsellers.
List of 10 Bestselling Books of June 2021 | Most Popular Books of the Month:
- Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
- The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
- One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
- The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
- Survive The Night by Riley Sager
- For The Wolf by Hannah Whitten
- Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford
- These Tangled Vines by Julianne MacLean
- The Chosen and The Beautiful by Nghi Vo
- Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The newest historical fiction from the author of ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ and ‘Daisy Jones and The Six’ follows three siblings in Malibu in the 190s. Nina is hosting an annual party, dealing with marital conflict and personal tragedies. Kit is harbouring deep secrets, among them is an uninvited guest. And Jay is waiting patiently for his crush to arrive at midnight. As the much awaited bash spirals into something more, a wonderfully written drama ensues.
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
This dark academia thriller unfolds at the Cambridge University. Our protagonist Mariana believes a beloved professor Edward Fosca is a murderer. The title refers to a secret society of females who obsess over Fosca. Our therapist protagonist must reveal Fosca’s identity after a member dies.
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
Readers all over the world loved ‘Red, White, Royal Blue’ and Casey’s newest romance has already pushed her envelope even more. This is a queer love story feature a cynical 23 year old August, who doesn’t believe in happily ever afters and Jane, a girl on the train August falls for. This swoonworthy romance is perfect for a cozy weekend day.
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
One of the only debut novels on this list, this one is a work of absolute brilliance and insane importance which deserves every accolade it has received. As the title suggests, it follows a black woman suffering microagressions at work. So when another Black woman finally joins the company, Nella is ecstatic. But her excitement devolves into something morbid when she begins receiving threats and dark messages. This is a compelling thriller and blunt social commentary, and definitely one of the best books of the month.
Survive The Night by Riley Sager
This thriller narrates the story of Charlie Jordans, who is in the same car as someone (Josh) who might be a serial killer. Charlie is suffering from the guilt of watching her best friend succumb to the Campus Killer and Josh wants to care for his sick father. But the more time Charlie spends with Josh, the more she suspects that he is the Campus Killer. This thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat and is worth all the hype.
For The Wolf by Hannah Whitten
This book is a young adult fantasy retelling of the epic fairytale ‘The Little Red Riding Hood.’ This dark fantasy follows a woman in Wilderwood who is going to be sacrificed to the Wolf for the greater good of the community. It’s a wonderfully magical story that will sweep you off your feet.
Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford
This is the memoir of Ford told from the lens of a daughter. It follows Ford as her childhood is uprooted when her father goes to prison. A coming of age novel about poverty, disturbances in relationships and longing for family, this one will move you to tears.
These Tangled Vines by Julianne MacLean
This historical fiction is the story of Fiona – who knows she is a bastard but doesn’t want to break her father’s heart and decides to keep it a secret. But when her biological father dies and leaves her a grand inheritance and a couple of half-siblings, she decides to go to Italy. Here, troubled relationships and isolation confronts her, making this book a seamless meditation on family and relationships that everyone should read.
The Chosen and The Beautiful by Nghi Vo
This fantasy novel follows Jordan Baker, a queer Asian American in the 1920s navigating her way through life. But Jordan has a mysterious magical power relating to paper and fire, and this is about to change her life. This book establishes Nghi Vo as a powerful voice in fantasy.
Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike-Iyimide
This novel is a blend of new adult, queer, thriller, dark academia and mystery fiction. What else could you possibly need in a book? To top it off, it dives deep into the issues of institutionalized racism and queer rights. Set in an academy where everyone and everything seems perfect, the story follows a host of characters as an anonymous texter, Ace begins publicizing their deepest secrets.